Kimberly Benson is a 30-year-old professional wrestler from Scotland. She is signed to WWE and wrestles for Monday Night RAW under the ring name, Piper Niven.
Benson made her professional wrestling debut at the age of 18 for the Scottish Wrestling Alliance. Benson then moved to Japan and wrestled for the Japanese Wonder Ring Stardom.
She has also wrestled for other promotions including World Wrestling League, World of Sport Wrestling, Insane Championship Wrestling, Full Tilt Wrestling and others. Benson has held numerous championship titles for these promotions including the ICW Women’s Championship, the Pro-Wrestling: EVE Championship, was also the World of Sport Wrestling’s Women’s Champion twice.
Piper Niven’s WWE Debut
In 2017, Benson was invited to competed in the WWE’s Mae Young Class Tournament. Benson changed her ring name to Piper Niven at this time. In the first round of the tournament, she defeated Santana Garret and then beat Santana Deeb in the second round. Niven lost in the third round to Toni Storm.
Benson debuted as Piper Niven on NXT UK on March 27, 2019, and started a feud with Rhea Ripley when she confronted Ripley after her match with Xia Brookside. On the following NXT UK episode, both Niven and Ripley competed in a battle royal to determine who will get a future opportunity to face the NXT UK Women’s Champion Toni Storm. During the battle royal, Niven was eliminated by Xia Brookside.
On July 3rd’s episode of NXT UK, Piper Niven defeated Rhea Ripley. Since then, she has competed on NXT UK against various talent including Toni Storm and Jazzy Gabert.
Piper Niven’s Main Roster Debut
On the June 14th episode of Monday Night RAW, Niven made her debut as a heel, defeating Naomi on behalf of Eva Marie.
Career Championships and Accomplishments
- Alpha Omega Wrestling
- AOW Women’s Championship (1 time)
- Association Biterroise de Catch
- ABC Women’s Championship (1 time)
- Fierce Females
- Fierce Females Championship (1 time)
- Full Tilt Wrestling
- FTW Women’s Championship (1 time)
- Insane Championship Wrestling
- ICW Women’s Championship (2 times)
- ICW Women’s Championship Tournament (2015)
- Preston City Wrestling
- PCW Women’s Championship (1 time)
- Pro-Wrestling: EVE
- Pro-Wrestling: EVE Championship (1 time)
- Pro-Wrestling: EVE International Championship (1 time)
- Scottish Wrestling Entertainment
- SWE Future Division Championship (1 time)
- Showcase Pro Wrestling
- Caledonian Cup (2014)
- World of Sport Wrestling
- WOS Women’s Championship (2 times)
- World Wide Wrestling League
- W3L Women’s Championship (1 time)
- World Wonder Ring Stardom
- Artist of Stardom Championship (1 time)
- SWA World Championship (1 time)
- Trios Tag Team Tournament (2019)